Legislation Authorizing the Issuance of National Medals: Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Historic Preservation and Coinage of the Committee on Banking, Finance, and Urban Affairs, House of Representatives, Ninety-fifth Congress, Second Session ... April 26, 1978

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Page 19 - SEC. 2. The Secretary of the Treasury shall cause duplicates in bronze of such medal to be coined and sold, under such regulations as he may prescribe, at a price sufficient to cover the cost thereof (including labor), and the appropriations used for carrying out the provisions of this section shall be reimbursed out of the proceeds of such sale.
Page 19 - For such purpose, the Secretary of the Treasury is authorized and directed to cause to be struck a gold medal with suitable emblems, devices, and inscriptions to be determined by the Secretary.
Page 25 - Chairman and Members of the Subcommittee — I appreciate the opportunity to testify before you today in support of an important and unique piece of legislation — the Federal Debt Collection Procedures Act (S.
Page 16 - Francisco', during the Pan American Flight, December 21, 1926 to May 2, 1927, displayed initiative, resourcefulness and a high degree of skill under the many trying conditions encountered throughout the flight. His tireless energy, sound judgment and personal courage contributed materially to the successful completion of this mission of good will. In the efficient performance of his arduous duties, he aided in the accomplishment of an exploit which brought great credit to himself and to the Army...
Page 23 - The Secretary of the Treasury shall cause such medals to be struck and furnished at not less than the estimated cost of manufacture, including labor, materials, dies, use of machinery, and overhead expenses; and security satisfactory to the Director of the Mint shall be furnished to indemnify the United States for the full payment of such costs. Sec. 3. The medals authorized to be issued pursuant to this Act shall be of such size or sizes and...
Page 17 - General Eaker was awarded the Air Medal for meritorious achievement while participating in aerial flight...
Page 56 - Original numismatic item means anything which has been a part of a coinage or issue which has been used in exchange or has been used to commemorate a person, object, place, or event. Such term includes coins, tokens, paper money, and commemorative medals. (g) Original political item...
Page 14 - S. GOLDWATER, A US SENATOR FROM THE STATE OF ARIZONA Senator GOLDWATER. Thank you very much, Mr. Chairman. Mr. Chairman, I appreciate this opportunity. I will keep it as short as I can but I have had lifelong interest in the education of our Indians. In Arizona we have 25 percent of all the tribes.
Page 18 - Territory before the adjournment of the regular session of the legislature meeting next after the passage of this act may, in the absence of prior legislative assent, be made upon the assent of the governor thereof, duly certified to the Secretary of -the Treasury. There is hereby authorized to be appropriated...
Page 17 - For exceptionally meritorius service from January 15, 1944 to March 25, 1945. As Commander-in-Chief, Mediterranean Allied Air Forces, General Eaker filled an assignment of exceptional importance with steadfast devotion and untiring zeal. Under his direction and leadership, the combined resources of the Allied Air Forces in the Mediterranean theater of operations were developed into a powerful air striking force, which he skillfully employed to inflict maximum punishment upon the enemy. His success...

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